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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

Trick or Treat

Rome City, IN will be Sunday,

Oct. 30th from 5-7:00 pm. Enjoy, folks!!    

Sell your Goodies. We need vendors!
If you have vegetables, fruit, jams, jellies, flowers, or hand- crafted items to sell, please join us.
For more information, call Rome City Town Hall: (260) 854-2412

Chautauqua Days Paradel!!! 



May 27th-October 28th Fridays 2pm-6pm

The town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist attraction  nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our small town offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around  Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.

Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site, 

16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails and a public island boat dock. 

Gun Permit, Hand gun photo, Town of Rome City
Marshal's  Notice - Gun Permits
Gene Stratton-Porter​

The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on  Sylvan Lake.​​

Town Hall Mural Celebrating Gene Stratton-Porter

 October 13th, 2016, 6PM at Town Hall

Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 


About our community

Featured  Events

Welcome residents & visitors! ​

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Chmaber LOGO, ROme City, Indiana

Rome City, Indiana is a small community on famous Sylvan Lake

Lake Photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana

All-season lake, Ski Lake photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana

Rome City Parade, Happy Participants

 2016 Chautauqua Days Festival 

The Mural featuring Gene Stratton-Porter will be installed on the North wall of the Rome City Town Hall. Recognition of Donors & Artists will be given.

All invited - RAIN DATE Oct 19 6 p.m.


Do you have an event?  Tell us about it

- INCLUDE: who, what, when, where, why and How we can help you!!

Farmers Market, MAY TO OCTOBER - Town Hall Lot  

May  6th & 7th - Town-wide Garage Sale

July 2nd, FOURTH Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July 9th, Poker Run on Sylvan Lake

Aug 5th & 6th - Town-wide Garage Sale, no permit needed.​​

Aug 6th, 7th & 13thChautauqua Days Festival!!!

​​Aug 6th, Cornhole Contest 

August 13, 2016 Rome City Parks Golf Scramble 

October 8th - 4-person Golf Scramble & Chili Cook-off

October 13th - Mural Presentation at Town Hall 

November 19th- Chamber Christmas House Walk